#OneNation, a coalition of unions and community groups, is
organizing actions across the nation next Tuesday to protest the
president’s racist ‘public charge’ rule, which cleared a
procedural hurdle last week. The administration’s policy targets
immigrants by dramatically expanding what is
considered welfare to harm 26 million Americans,
keeping them from accessing healthcare, food and housing
assistance. The impacts could also be felt across our
members’ industries and employers from community clinics to
Billionaires behind the Freedom Foundation are trying to mislead workers about union membership and benefits. Let us know if they come to you so that we can put a stop to their attacks on our union and all that we’ve achieved for working people.
Expand Early Childhood Education in Oakland
Vote, Volunteer to Show Your Support for Measure AA. Three Ways To Act Now!
The reality is Oakland simply does not provide all children a
good head start. Over half of Oakland’s kindergartners do NOT
arrive to school fully ready to learn, and this lack of quality
care disproportionately impacts black, brown, and low-income
On Oct. 10, the Trump administration issued its proposed “public charge” rule—a rule that forces immigrants to choose between the well-being of their family or having a future in America. Any rule that jeopardizes a person’s right to healthcare, nutrition, housing, and other basic, vital services working people and low-income immigrant families need to thrive—is against America’s values.
Today the Senate began Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation
hearing to serve as the next Supreme Court justice. If
confirmed, Brett Kavanaugh would turn our nation’s highest court
into a weapon against working people by ruling based on politics
or who has the most money and power.
SEIU members, leaders react to Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court
Take Action: Contact Your Senators to #SaveSCOTUS
Last week on the steps of the Supreme Court and at
rallies across the country, SEIU members joined activists to
protest Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme
Tuesday, June 26
Drop By Anytime Between
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
West County Detention Center
5555 Giant Hwy, Richmond, CA
The only ICE facility in the Bay Area is located within the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, CA. Operated by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, approximately 200 immigrants are detained there.
Having a union means having a voice and being treated with respect. It means having financial security and a chance at a middle class life. It means providing a home for our families, food on our tables and clothes for our children.
That’s why we’re asking all union members and their families to show that regardless of the Janus ruling, we’re sticking together. Our fight for economic and social justice will not be deterred.
Through our Member Organizing Program, the Reserve Organizing Corps (ROC), SEIU 1021 active and retired members receive intensive training on how to engage, motivate and mobilize workers. Through the ROC, Member Organizers are prepared and deployed on local and statewide campaigns to support working people that want to form or strengthen unions.